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Donate Life Flag Offers Opportunities to Honor Donors and Raise Community Awareness

Donate Life Flag Offers Opportunities to Honor Donors and Raise Community Awareness

Posted April 1, 2011 in Hospital Partner News, News Category

“Visibility helps jumpstart the conversation.” Peggy Wobbema, a Chaplain in the Pastoral Care Department at CoxHealth South in Springfield, talks passionately about raising a Donate Life flag in front of her hospital. “It’s there every day, right under our hospital flag,” she says. “What I want the community to ask themselves every time they see the flag is, ‘Am I signed up?’ and ‘What do I believe about organ and tissue donation?’ It’s a daily chance to trigger thoughts and questions about the process and benefits of donation.”

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